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The match-up this Sunday in Washington will have no shortage of excitement as both teams boast talented rookie quarterbacks. Both signal callers have had huge roles in their respective teams playoff runs so it is safe to say that they will both play large roles in deciding who wins the game on Sunday. Along with the phenom quarterbacks, there are a few other key aspects of the game that are worth noting.
Most NFL games, especially playoff games, are won and lost in the trenches. The game Sunday should be no different, and the match-up that will be most important is the Washington offensive line against the relentless Seattle Seahawks defensive front. The Washington Redskins have done an exceptional job this season of blocking for their dynamic rookie duo of Robert Griffin III and Alfred Morris, but they may have their work cut out for them on Sunday. The Seahawks defense is ranked in the top ten in both rushing and passing yards allowed per game. This success is due in large p...
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The NFL playoffs have finally arrived and only a few short weeks remain until we can crown a world champion. For now we have wild card weekend to look forward to, and the most enticing game for fans whose team didn’t make the big dance, is Sundays matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and Washington Redskins. Both teams sport shining rookie quarterbacks, top of the league running...
The 2012 NFL regular season is over and the playoff-bound Seahawks have nabbed the top spot in our power rankings after dominating down the stretch.
Happy New Year 12′s!
So, you woke up yesterday morning a little worse for the wear after overindulging in the New Year’s celebrations with too much Red Hook ESB drained from your giant novelty Seahawks tumbler glass, while drunkenly bragging of once seeing Russell Wilson hanging out at Red Mill burger on North 67th.
It’s the holidays and everyone’s in the mood...
Does the Seattle or Washing rookie come out on top this week?
The Playoffs start this weekend and some teams will be one and done.
Here are this weekends winners and losers.
AFC Wild Card Game - #6 Bengals at #3 Texans
This is a very interesting game. The Bengals have been red hot headed into the playoffs and the Texans have been a disaster the last several weeks. At...
In the NFC Division Wildcard, you must account for the Seattle Seahawks’ MEAT.
I know it’s not the flashiest thing to talk about. I will concede that it’s easier to talk about Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson (because we all know flashy quarterbacks win playoff games1). Hell, ESPN has virtually made it a quarterback combine competition. At this point I’m surprised that...
Washington Redskins vs Seattle Seahawks
FedEx Field, Washington
Who saw this one coming at the start of the season? Two rookie quarterbacks guiding their teams into the first round of the playoffs against one another and neither of them has done it playing the traditional rookie quarterback role. Instead of having their teams carrying them while they adjust to the speed...
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is very confident heading into Sunday’s playoff game against the Redskins. So confident that he’s not worried about the Redskins’ receivers.“None of them,” Sherman told USA TODAY Sports on Wednesday as the Seahawks prepared to face the Redskins (Sunday, 4:30 p.m. ET, Fox) in an NFC wild-card playoff game.Not Pierre Garcon, who...
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman is riding high after beating the charges that he used PEDs. Sherman had his coming out party during the regular season, and with the playoffs approaching, he’s prepared to turn it up a notch.
Sherman was asked by USA TODAY about which Washington Redskins receiver gives him the slightest bit of worry. Sherman’s answer was predictable...
Where: FedExField in Landover, Md.
When: Sunday, Jan. 6 at 4:30 p.m. ET
Watch: Fox5 WTTG
Listen: WTEM SportsTalk 980
Spread: Seahawks -3
Rookie quarterbacks ROBERT GRIFFIN III of Washington and RUSSELL WILSON of Seattle lead their teams into the playoffs. Griffin (102.4) and Wilson (100.0) are the only rookie quarterbacks in NFL history to post...
Which rookie will excel this weekend?
The playoffs are here and it's time to analyze the players and teams.
Here's a look at the Quarterbacks in the playoffs and how they stack-up against each other.
#1 - Peyton Manning - After the season Peyton had it's hard not to put him at the top of the list. He has home field, the experience and his team is rolling...
Time to show the Capital City what the real Washington team has to offer.
My furious five aspects to Coach Pete Carroll’s Seahawks game-plan in the NFC Wild Card Game against the Redskins.
1.) Load the Box
Washington’s Offence is eerily similar to that of the Seattle Seahawks, centered around a Read Option, a bruising rushing attack and opportunistic mid-range passes...
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Unlike in past years, the Seahawks aren’t just a good home team. They’re a good team with a great home field advantage. After all, they do rank #1 in DVOA and weighted DVOA. However, they still have road losses against St. Louis, Arizona, Detroit, and Miami, as well as close calls against Carolina and Chicago...
Seattle Seahawks (11-5) at Washington Redskins (10-6) +3.5
Of the four NFL playoff games this weekend, this matchup of two red-hot NFC teams might be the most difficult to predict. On one hand you have a surging Seattle squad that has won five straight contests (including their last two road games) in impressive fashion, outscoring opponents by nearly 27 point per game over that...